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Population (year 2000): 18,036. Estimated population in July 2005: 19,169 (+6.3% change)
Males: 8,578 (47.6%), Females: 9,458 (52.4%)

Median resident age: 33.4 years
Median household income: $64,818 (year 2000)
Median house value: $175,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Norton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.6%)
  • Other race (4.5%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: Irish (28.6%), English (15.9%), Italian (15.4%), French (9.5%), German (7.7%), Portuguese (6.8%).

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Elevation: 105 feet

Norton,

For population 25 years and over in Norton

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Norton town

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

3.6% Foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.7% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (7.9 miles Taunton, pop. 55,976).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (25.5 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (206.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Center, MA (0.3 miles Norton Center, MA (4.8 miles Mansfield MA (5.1 miles Mansfield, MA (5.7 miles Easton, MA (7.9 miles Taunton, MA (7.9 miles Raynham, MA (8.0 miles Foxborough, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 102 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 1997: 82 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 1998: 88 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 1999: 153 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2000: 85 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2002: 167 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2003: 93 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2005: 89 buildings, average cost: $226,300

Latitude: 41.97 N, Longitude: 71.19 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.4%), Manufacturing (16.1%), Retail trade (10.9%).


 

Crime in Norton by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 1 2 2 1
    per 100,000 11.1 5.5 11.1 11.1 5.5
Robberies 2 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 11.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.5
Assaults 22 4 2 11 6
    per 100,000 122.0 22.2 11.1 61.0 33.3
Burglaries 21 49 20 48 37
    per 100,000 116.4 271.7 110.9 266.1 205.1
Thefts 71 117 94 126 129
    per 100,000 393.7 648.7 521.2 698.6 715.2
Auto thefts 2 13 6 14 14
    per 100,000 11.1 72.1 33.3 77.6 77.6
56.9 57.4 37.9 69.4 59.7


Average climate in Norton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Norton,

Norton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Norton city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


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Birthplace of: Ronald Conway - College football player (Northeastern Huskies).


Hospitals/medical centers near Norton:
  • MORTON HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; TAUNTON, MA)
  • TAUNTON STATE HOSP (about 8 miles; TAUNTON, MA)
  • STURDY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; ATTLEBORO, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Norton:
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 24 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 30 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 35 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to Norton:
  • MANSFIELD MUNI (about 3 miles; MANSFIELD, MA; ID: 1B9)
  • TAUNTON MUNI (about 15 miles; TAUNTON, MA; ID: TAN)
  • MYRICKS (about 15 miles; BERKLEY, MA; ID: 1M8)

Amtrak stations near Norton:
  • 17 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Norton:
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,465; Location: 26 E MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wheatoncollege.edu)
  • NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF FLORAL DESIGN (Location: 88 W MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Norton:
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 10 miles; EASTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 15 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; FT enrollment: 6,843)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 17 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 7,460)
  • BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; FALL RIVER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,497)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,218)
Public high school in Norton:
  • NORTON HIGH (Students: 679; Location: 66 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Norton:
  • NEW TESTAMENT CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 185; Location: 1 NEW TAUNTON AVE P O BOX AJ; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Norton:
  • NORTON MIDDLE (Students: 801; Location: 215 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • J C SOLMONESE (Students: 704; Location: 315 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 03)
  • HENRI A. YELLE (Students: 554; Location: 64 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • L G NOURSE ELEMENTARY (Students: 444; Location: 38 PLAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 03)
Private primary/middle school in Norton:
  • BUTLER CHILD CARE CENTER INC (Students: 24; Location: 46 PLEASANT STREET; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Norton:
  • NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $421,863; Location: 68 E. MAIN STREET; 47,233 books; 1,091 audio materials; 1,033 video materials; 123 serial subscriptions)

Norton compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Norton:
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Norton:
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Norton:
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

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